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New Zealand’s national parks are some of the most stunning natural wonders in the world. From snow-capped mountains to pristine beaches, these parks offer visitors a chance to experience the country’s unique landscapes and biodiversity. If you’re planning a trip to New Zealand, exploring the national parks should be at the top of your list. And there’s no better way to do it than with a local expert by your side.

At Tour With Locals, we offer private tours with knowledgeable and experienced guides who can show you the best of what New Zealand’s national parks have to offer. Here’s a guide to some of the must-visit national parks in the country and the experiences you can have with a local expert.

Tongariro National Park

Located in the central North Island, Tongariro National Park is known for its otherworldly landscapes, including the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing. With a local expert, you can hike this challenging trail and learn about the park’s geological history and Maori culture.

Fiordland National Park

Located in the southwest of the South Island, Fiordland National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts stunning fjords, waterfalls, and rainforests. A local expert can take you on a scenic cruise through Milford Sound or guide you on a hike to the stunning Key Summit.

Abel Tasman National Park

Located at the top of the South Island, Abel Tasman National Park is known for its golden beaches, crystal clear waters, and coastal trails. With a local expert, you can go kayaking, take a guided hike, or visit the Tonga Island Marine Reserve to spot seals and other marine life.

Mount Aspiring National Park

Located in the Southern Alps of the South Island, Mount Aspiring National Park is a hiker’s paradise, with over 1000km of trails to explore. With a local expert, you can hike to the stunning Rob Roy Glacier or take a helicopter tour to explore the park from above.

Egmont National Park

Located on the west coast of the North Island, Egmont National Park is home to the majestic Mount Taranaki, a dormant volcano that dominates the park’s landscape. With a local expert, you can take a guided hike to the summit or explore the park’s many waterfalls and hiking trails.

With a local expert by your side, you can experience New Zealand’s national parks in a whole new way. Our private tours are customized to your interests and preferences, ensuring that you get the most out of your visit. Book a tour with Tour With Locals today and discover the natural beauty of New Zealand like a local.